Leslie Jones Headlining Stand-Up Comedy Special for Netflix in 2020

RELATED STORIES Leslie Jones visited Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Thursday with a big announcement: The Saturday Night Live star will headline her own stand-up comedy special for Netflix, dropping sometime in 2020. The yet-untitled event will be produced by Jesse Collins Entertainment. An SNL staple since 2014, Jones has twice been nominated for Outstanding Supporting […]

WWE Star Paul ‘The Big Show’ Wight to Headline Netflix Family Comedy

RELATED STORIES Netflix has some big news — literally! — for WWE fans. Pro wrestler Paul Wight, better known by his stage name The Big Show, will star in a freshly ordered family comedy series, the streamer announced Tuesday. Appropriately titled The Big Show Show, the half-hour sitcom will focus on a fictionalized version of […]

Emmys 2019: Lead Actor in a Comedy Series — Our 6 Dream Nominees!

Can Bill Hader be beat? That’s the big question hanging over Emmy’s Lead Actor in a Comedy Race as the titular Barry star is considered the odds-on favorite to take home gold for the second year in a row. But the SNL vet could have some fresh competition, what with Donald Glover and Larry David […]

What We Do in the Shadows Review: FX's Majestically Silly Vampire Comedy Might Be the Year's Funniest New Show

Early on in FX’s terrific new comedy What We Do in the Shadows, we overhear what sounds like a typical argument between roommates about leaving food out too long. Only these roommates are also vampires, and instead of a jug of milk left out on the counter, they’re fighting about a human half-drained of his […]

Walton Goggins to Star in CBS Comedy Pilot The Unicorn as Recent Widower

Vice Principals alum Walton Goggins is wading back into comedic waters, having nabbed the lead role in CBS’ pilot The Unicorn. Inspired by a true story, The Unicorn centers on a recent widower and devoted father to two adolescent girls (Goggins) who finds himself at sea after his wife’s death. When Goggins’ big-hearted character is […]

Pilot Castings: Michael Emerson Gets Evil, UnREAL Vet's Comedy and More

Michael Emerson is headed back to CBS: The Person of Interest vet has joined the network’s drama pilot Evil, from The Good Wife creators Robert and Michelle King, our sister site Deadline reports. The project follows a skeptical female clinical psychologist (Westworld‘s Katja Herbers), a priest-in-training (Luke Cage star Mike Colter) and a blue-collar contractor as […]

Anna Camp to Headline NBC's Untitled Church Choir Comedy Pilot

Anna Camp has snapped up a pitch perfect pilot season gig. The actress-singer has signed on to star in NBC’s currently-untitled, single-camera, church choir-themed comedy pilot (fka All Together Now), TVLine has learned. RELATEDPilot Season 2019: Scoop on This Fall’s (Possible) New Shows, Who’s In Them The potential series — from EPs Lesley Wake Webster […]

Bradley Whitford to Star as Church Choir Director in NBC Comedy Pilot

This is news worth singing to the heavens about: NBC has ordered a pilot for a comedy about an unlikely church choir director starring Emmy winner Bradley Whitford, TVLine has learned. The untitled single-cam comedy (formerly titled All Together Now) stars Whitford as a cranky Ivy League music professor who stumbles into becoming the director […]

Netflix reveals Space Force comedy series before Trump gets real thing approved

Welcome to (Netflix’s) Space Force. [credit: Netflix ] Netflix took the wraps off its latest comedy series on Wednesday, and while that may sound humdrum for a company with roughly 7,000 series in the works, this one has set its sights on something huge: the outer reaches of space. Er, sorry, we misread that. The […]